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This Rocket was built at the same time as the more famous one of the same name, i.e. Rocket with outside inclined cylinders and other features similar to the Lancashire Witch which had been built the year before. It differed from the other Rocket in several respects, not least a different wheel arrangement (six-coupled wheels) and return flue boiler.